Recruiters Guide: What Not To Ask In A Job Interview?

Social Sector Interview Guide

By Rahul Balakrishnan

Hiring talent at the entry level is not an easy task. With no prior work experience by which to assess the candidate, employers often take leap of faith or rely on academic credentials. The same can be said for social sector job interviews. And so I thought why not address the ‘elephant in the room’ by the trunk and list down the questions one could avoid asking in an interview.

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A Unique Opportunity For Social Sector Leaders: Strategic Nonprofit Management – India

Strategic Nonprofit Management - India

The reason India’s nonprofit sector is booming is due to its significant social challenges – myriad issues are plaguing the country’s growth such as clean water, sanitation, and cleanliness to healthcare, education and unemployment.

However, this can change if leaders of development sector organisations can present a mission-driven strategy, strong governance and a robust operational mode.

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A Beginners Guide On How To Get A Job In The Impact Space

Getting a job in the social sector

The social impact space has garnered much ‘limelight’ over the years; becoming a preferred career avenue. As the sector has opened itself to new business models, solving significant development challenges, it has into led to the inclusion of more and more professionals entering the space from other sectors, or contemplating the same.
However, many find the sector to be closed, hard to get in or are clueless... read more

Lessons in Leadership Building

By Dr Vandana Nadig Nair

The social sector is about people. The people we serve, the people who serve. Thus, there is a clear need to focus on attracting more good talent into the sector and developing leadership capability within organisations.

We at Phicus Social Solutions, a nonprofit organisation focused on developing organisation, programme and leadership capacity within the social sector—wanted... read more